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1905 edition. Excerpt: ... of the Warrior Coal Basin, with Colummar
sections. Geological Survey of Alabama. 1899. Review of the Map of
the Warrior Coal Basin in different state papers. 1900. Report on
the Warrior Coal Basin. Geological Survey of Alabama. 1901. Coal
Fields of Alabama. Mines and Minerals. (May, 1901) Vol. XXI. No 10.
THE NEBULAR AND PLANETESIMAL THEORIES OF THE EARTH'S ORIGIN. By
Wakrim Ui-hak, St. Paul. Minn Astronomy and geology, chemistry and
physics, with their very useful arm or ally, spectroscopy, seek
together to discover the origin and development of the earth and
the moon, of the sun and his retinue of planets, and of the starry
universe: "In the beginning how the heavens and earth Rose out of
chaos." Yhile we are assured that they "declare the glory of God,"
and that "all things were made by Him," it has also been learned
not less surely that He has worked by His established physical and
chemical laws in the creation of suns and worlds. Ye may partially
discern the laws, or methods of working, through which the Creator
has made and upholds the myriads of stars and our relatively small
but yet vast solar system; but beyon3 all that we know, as, for
example, of the laws of gravitation, everywhere lies mystery which
baffles our comprehension. How all matter is influenced by all
other matter and drawn toward it, how the earth began and came to
its present condition, how the crystal or the plant or the animal
grows, "great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without
number," proclaim an omnipresent and omnipotent Creator and Ruler.
To learn continually more and more of His thoughts, as revealed in
His works, is the highest reward of the student of nature; and
increased powers of vision, whether with the telescope or the
microscope, open ever...
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Newton Horace Winchell
||246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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